Category Archives: Transportation

Found Disney: Lightning McQueen Toddler Helmet

Unfortunately, this entry into my Found Disney series is not one I could ever use myself! I found this Lightning McQueen toddler helmet at Walmart today and just couldn’t resist at least holding it and photographing it: This may be … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Peek-a-Boo Monorail Orange

The Contemporary Resort in Walt Disney World isn’t just unique because of its modular construction and design. It also just happens to have a Monorail transportation system linked to it. In fact, they run right through the middle of it! … Continue reading

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Funko POP! Mickey & Minnie on the Peoplemover

This has the makings of being yet another cash grab by Disney/Funko! But we’ll get to that a little later in the post. These Funko POP! Mickey and Minnie on the Peoplemover figurines are amazing. Will the endless variations to … Continue reading

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Greenlight Diecast Hitched Homes 1961 Airstream Bambi

“Heard the Bambi name before? For years, it’s been a nickname for our smallest single-axle travel trailers. But now Bambi is its own official family of lightweight, space-maximizing options ready to deliver a huge step up from the tent camping … Continue reading

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History 101: Mickey Mouse Welcomes the SS Normandie

Mickey was just over 5 years old when he first appeared in the famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in 1934. One year later he would welcome the equally famous Ocean Liner the SS Normandie when it sailed into New York Harbor … Continue reading

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Cars 3 – Clutch Aid Racing Tractor Diecast

I remember a time when I thought Pixar could do no wrong. Then I saw the first trailer for CARS and I thought the success streak was over. When I saw the second trailer, which was completely different than the … Continue reading

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POP! Rides: Mr. Toad at the Wild Ride Attraction

Although Disney was hoping for much more of a celebration during the 2020 season for Disneyland’s 65th Anniversary, and so were we, no one got it! But we did get the merchandise, like this POP! Rides Mr. Toad at the … Continue reading

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FORD TIMES Monthly Souvenir Promotional Booklet

Now we go back in time to July of 1953. The place is Detroit, MI. The mode of conveyance is not a fine FORD automobile, but a souvenir promotional booklet that was published monthly and given away to the best … Continue reading

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Found Disney: The REAL Herbie the Love Bug

Ever have a celebrity sighting? Well, I just had one today! I saw the REAL Herbie the Love Bug in my local food supermarket. I live for these moments when I find Disney in the wild: Not only is this … Continue reading

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The View from the Front of a Monorail in WDW

We have to step into our Time Machine in order to ride in the front of a Monorail at the Walt Disney Resort now. But back in 2007, my wife and I had the privilege of being right up front … Continue reading

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